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[9/5/2014] Junichi Tazawa, Koji Uehara, Ichiro Suzuki

by on Sep.05, 2014 @ 3:54 pm, under MLB

Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 9/4 BOS 4
NYY 5
RF 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 .284
Batted ninth. 1B7-R[35], Kl, L8(DP). Nikkan Sports 9/5/2014, Nikkan Sports 9/5/2014, Sponichi 9/5/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 9/4 TOR 1
TBR 0
PH-2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .268
Entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the top of the 8th. Remained in the game as the second baseman. Fo5, F7. Nikkan Sports 9/5/2014, Sponichi 9/5/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Junichi Tazawa BOS 9/4 BOS 4
NYY 5
11-7 3 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.95
Entered the game in the bottom of the 8th with Boston up 4-3. Nikkan Sports 9/5/2014, Sponichi 9/5/2014, Sponichi 9/5/2014
Koji Uehara BOS 9/4 BOS 4
NYY 5
16-10 3 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 2 2.64
Entered the game in the bottom of the 9th with Boston up 4-3. Surrendered two home runs (Mark Teixeira and Chase Headley) and took the loss. (BS, 5)(L, 6-5). Nikkan Sports 9/5/2014, Sponichi 9/5/2014, Sponichi 9/5/2014

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New York Yankees

The latest on Masahiro Tanaka, from the NY Post's George A. King III and Dan Martin:

Masahiro Tanaka played catch with pitching coach Larry Rothschild and is slated for a bullpen session Saturday. Even if the Yankees run out of regular-season dates, Tanaka is going to pitch somewhere so the Yankees know where they stand with the right elbow that may or may not require Tommy John surgery.

"He will pitch somewhere, he has to throw," Girardi said of Tanaka, who hasn't worked a big league game since July 8 in Cleveland and last week complained of body soreness after the second simulated game. "You can't wait until next spring."

Source: New York Posted 9/5/2014

Oakland Athletics

The latest on Hiroyuki Nakajima, from MiLB.com's Bob Hards:

The RockHounds may have lost Hiro Nakajima for the duration of the series. The 'Hounds first baseman was injured while trying to make a play on Max Muncy's throw in the fifth. Hanser Alberto, running up the line on a sacrifice bunt attempt, collided with Nakajima as Hiro reached for the throw. While the collision was not "heavy," Nakajima injured his left (glove hand) wrist reaching for the throw and immediately left the game. He was still being examined at this writing.

Source: MiLB.com 9/4/2014

Texas Rangers

The latest on Yu Darvish, from the Dallas Morning News' Evan Grant:

Right-hander Yu Darvish, who has not pitched since Aug. 10, was examined by team medical director Dr. Keith Meister around game time Thursday.

The club will review the notes from the exam with Meister on Friday and then make a determination on the next step.

Source: The Dallas Morning News 9/4/2014

Upcoming Starts

  • Hisashi Iwakuma - September 5 against the Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. MLB.com Preview
  • Tsuyoshi Wada - September 5 against the Cubs at Wrigley Field. MLB.com Preview
  • Hiroki Kuroda

Disabled List

Player Status Injury Notes
Daisuke Matsuzaka   Right elbow soreness Expected to be examined by doctors as of Aug. 31 update. ... Given cortisone injection Aug. 31; set to rejoin team Sept. 5.
Yu Darvish 15-day disabled list (8/13),
retroactive to 8/10
Right elbow inflammation Due back: August 25. ... Not playing catch as of August 19 update. ... Not throwing program scheduled as of Aug. 22 update. ... May not return in 2014 as of Aug. 25 update. ... Has not resumed throwing as of Aug. 28 update. ... May not return in 2014 as of Sept. 3 update. ... Scheduled to be examined by team doctor Sept. 4. ... Examined by team doctor Sept. 4.
Masahiro Tanaka 60-day disabled list (7/9; trasferred to 60-day on 9/2) Partial tear of UCL in right elbow Threw 25-pitch bullpen session Aug. 16; expected to throw bullpen session Aug. 20. Due back: possibly September. ... Threw 35-pitch bullpen session Aug. 20. ... Scheduled to throw living batting practice Aug. 23. ... Threw 35-pitch simulated game to live hitters Aug. 23. ... Expected to throw next simulated game Aug. 28. ... Threw three-inning simulated game Aug. 28; shut down as of Aug. 29 update. ... Expected to resume throwing program week of Sept. 1. ... Scheduled to resume throw bullpen session week of Sept. 1. ... Transferred to 60-day DL on Sept. 2. ... Scheduled to throw bullpen session Sept. 6.

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